The Japan Society

Past Events

The Japan Society runs more than 80 events per year providing opportunities for members and others interested in Japan to meet, learn and exchange ideas and experiences. Our archive of Past Events below shows events we have offered in previous months starting from 2020.

A list of events from previous years can be downloaded in pdf:
2023 | 2022 | 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009

15/04/2024ARCHIVED Women's Liberation Movement, Disability Activism and Reproductive Justice in Japan (1970-1996)


In this lecture, Dr Anna Vittinghoff will explore the impact of disability and women's liberation activists coming together in the 1960s and 1970s.

03/04/2024ARCHIVED ONLINE EVENT - The Japan Society Film Club: Forever a Woman directed by Kinuyo Tanaka


For our film club in April we invite you to watch Forever a Woman, a touching woman's film directed by star Kinuyo Tanaka.

13/03/2024ARCHIVED ONLINE EVENT - The Japan Society Book Club: The Premonition by Banana Yoshimoto


Yayoi lives with her perfect, loving family, but while her parents tell happy stories of her childhood, she is increasingly haunted by the sense that she's forgotten something important about her past.

03/01/2024ARCHIVED ONLINE EVENT - The Japan Society Film Club: Our Little Sister directed by Hirokazu Koreeda


Welcome to the first Film Club of 2024! Please join us to discuss the intimate family drama Our Little Sister directed by celebrated filmmaker Hirokazu Koreeda.